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Why File Your Tax Returns Early

Why File Your Tax Returns Early?

Filing your accounts early doesn’t mean you have to pay your tax early. It just means you know how much you will need to pay, and that offers a number of advantages. Here are some compelling reasons why it might be a beneficial move: 1. Improved Financial Planning and Analysis Filing early provides more time …

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Market Commentary June 2024

Market Commentary June 2024

Introduction The global financial markets continue to grapple with a complex mix of geopolitical tensions, inflationary pressures, and evolving central bank policies. The past year has seen significant shifts in market dynamics, with varying impacts across different regions. This commentary provides an overview of the key factors influencing financial markets in the UK, Europe, the …

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Financial Market May 2024

Market Commentary May 2024

Introduction For several months now, we’ve been noting that while growth remains slow across much of the globe, the worst of the inflation crisis seems to have passed. The International Monetary Fund believes the world economy has been “remarkably resilient” in recent years, noting that despite “many gloomy predictions, the world avoided a recession, the …

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Financial Market Commentary April 2024

Market Commentary April 2024

Introduction Although many of the world’s major economies have struggled to achieve strong growth in recent months, there is a sense that some key markets are starting to turn a corner. The worst of the inflation crisis, for instance, seems to be behind us, and central banks that had been hiking interest rates are now …

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Loud Budgeting

What is loud budgeting?

Money can often be something of a taboo subject, so many of us stay tight-lipped even if we’re desperate to say something. But a new trend, termed “loud budgeting”, suggests that attitudes could be changing. This trend, which is growing in popularity on platforms such as TikTok, encourages open discussion about your finances and why …

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